This Week's Most Read Articles on Sonicbids

Posted by Sonicbids Staff on Jan 5, 2015 12:00 PM

While you were busy rocking out at a New Year's Eve jam, toasting 2015 with champagne, or falling asleep before the ball drop (hey, musicians need their beauty sleep), we were posting some valuable info and advice. Here are the top 10 most read articles on the Sonicbids blog last week – just in case you missed 'em.

1. How to Perfect Your Band's Social Media Strategy: The 70-20-10 Rule

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The 70-20-10 Rule is the key to your band's perfect social media balance, so learn how to use it!


2. 12 Things You Didn't Know About Music Publicists

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Music publicity is about so much more than catering to bands and press. Here are 12 tidbits about what a publicist really does.


3. 3 Myths About the Music Industry That Most People Still Believe

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Find out the truth behind these three pervasive music industry myths.


4. The 6 Most Important Things I Learned About DIY Recording From My Tiny Brooklyn Apartment

erica glynPhoto of Erica Glyn by Keeyahtay Lewis

Despite the obvious challenges of living in your recording studio, here's how Brooklyn-based artist and producer Erica Glyn is making it work for her music.


5. Top 5 Gig Poster Mistakes to Avoid

gig poster mistakesArtist Matt Leunig at an exhibition of his posters at Goforaloop Gallery in San Francisco. (Photo via

Use this as a checklist when you go to design your next gig poster!


6. 8 Tips for a Strong Band Name

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Can't decide what to name your new band? It's more important than you might think – so use this advice to create one that accurately represents your music.


7. 6 Sonicbids Artists Share Their Biggest New Year's Resolutions

rod hamdallahPhoto by Bobby Moore

The New Year has arrived. Have you made your resolutions yet? If not, gain some inspiration from these musicians'.


8. Most Read Articles of 2014 on Sonicbids

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Have you read Sonicbids' most popular articles of the year?


9. 10 Years, 700 Shows: What You Can Learn From Punk Rock Band Voice of Addiction

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Voice of Addiction talks EPs, tours, and the political issues that drive their music.


10. Success With Streaming Services: Is It for Everyone?

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While Taylor Swift was busy dissing Spotify, Ben Berry says that his new band Moke Hill "would be nowhere without it," having made over $900 from the service to date.

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